imperial tobacco canada - History



Imperial Tobacco Canada has been a leader in the tobacco industry for over 100 years.

Imperial Tobacco Canada has a history that goes back over 100 years in Canada.

Our industry and company have changed a great deal over the years, as have the views of Canadians on tobacco.

1908

Imperial Tobacco Company of Canada is established in St. Henri district, Montreal.

1970

The holding company IMASCO is created. Imperial Tobacco Canada becomes a subsidiary, with British American Tobacco owning 41.5 per cent  of IMASCO.

2000

Imperial Tobacco Canada becomes a wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of British American Tobacco when British American Tobacco acquires the remaining 58.5 per cent  shares of IMASCO.

2002

New Imperial Tobacco Canada head office opens.

2003

Imperial Tobacco Canada closes its Montreal plant and green leaf threshing plant in Aylmer, Ontario.

2005

Imperial Tobacco Canada announces it will move its tobacco manufacturing to Mexico and plans to close facilities in Guelph (2006) and Aylmer (2007).

2006

Imperial Tobacco Canada moves to a Direct to Store Sales distribution model.

2008

Imperial Tobacco Canada celebrates 100 years.

2013

Support of Terracycle Cigarette Waste Management Brigade Program

 


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